Memphis Stew June 2012

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Jun 30, 2012 10:40 PM Dining Out

Hog & Hominy, the sister restaurant to Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen, is set to open as early as July 5. Then again, it might be as late as July 12 as permits are pending.   I stopped by W... more

Jun 29, 2012 2:00 PM Dining Out

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> This is a post about a personal best and what we ate to celebrate. On Sunday, I filed the final manuscript for my book tit... more

Jun 26, 2012 1:26 PM Dining Out

I owe my earliest memory of a chopped barbecue sandwich to the Dixie Pig, a roadhouse drive-in in Bladensburg, Maryland. My parents, aunts and uncles all grew up in Bladensburg, a small town near W... more

Jun 21, 2012 11:23 AM Dining Out


Grilled fish tacos at Las Tortugus: Unbelieveably good!

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> Today is Las Tortugas’ ninth birthday, and when I stopped by for a late lunch, Pepe was in a fine mood. “Nine years on Jun... more

Jun 16, 2012 9:44 PM Dining Out


Trolley Stop bakers are using the Cannery, which is also open to the community.

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> Are you ready to get your cupcake truck on the road or to put up pickles from your over-productive garden? If so, the incu... more

Jun 15, 2012 4:03 PM Dining Out

Folks on gluten-free diets listen up. Felicia Suzanne's Summer Tasting Series in June includes a Thursday night dinner especially for you.   The three-course meal June 14 will be served on... more

Jun 13, 2012 3:26 PM Dining Out

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> Rock ’n Dough Pizza Co., a food truck business run by Jeremy and Amanda Denno, is opening a pop-up restaurant in the lot d... more

Jun 11, 2012 3:06 PM Dining Out

In the taco versus tamale debate, I typically side with tacos, especially if they are stuffed with grilled fish and cilantro. But Ken Hooper’s tamales might change my mind.   I stopped by H... more

Jun 7, 2012 10:08 PM Dining Out

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> I'm a little worried I'm starting a love affair with processed meat. On Saturday, I ate chunks of smoked bologna at Neil's... more

Jun 5, 2012 9:35 PM Dining Out

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> Midtown mainstay Neil's Bar moved to Yorkshire Square in East Memphis the day before St. Patrick's Day, and a few longtime... more

Jun 4, 2012 9:51 AM Dining Out

<!-- @page { margin: 0.79in } P { margin-bottom: 0.08in } --> When Susan and I were walking back from lunch, we spotted huge shrink-wrapped benches inside the soon-to-open Aldo’s Pizza... more

Jun 1, 2012 7:47 PM Dining Out